Schedule of Events

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Schedule of Events

Saturday, August 1, 2020

 

Registration Opens

Thursday, October 1, 2020

12:00 – 2:00 p.m. (PDT)

Student Journal Presentations & Open Houses

Connect with current students who are part of Berkeley Law journals. 

Participating Journals:

  • Asian American Law Journal, 1pm – 2pm
  • Berkeley Business Law Journal, 1pm – 2pm
  • Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, 1pm – 2pm
  • Berkeley Journal of Entertainment and Sports Law, 1pm – 2pm
  • Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice, 12pm-1pm
  • Berkeley Technology Law Journal, 12pm – 1pm
  • California Law Review, 12pm – 1pm
  • Ecology Law Quarterly, 1pm – 2pm
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. (PDT)

Student Affinity Group Mixers

Connect with current students in affinity groups. 

Participating Affinity Groups:

  • Asian Pacific American Law Students Association
  • Jewish Students Association at Berkeley Law
  • La Raza
  • Law Students of African Descent
  • Middle Eastern and North African Law Students Association
  • Military and Veterans at Berkeley Law
  • Queer Caucus 
  • Womxn of Color Collective

Friday, October 2, 2020

9:00 – 10:00 a.m. (PDT)

CLE: Best Practices in Court Administration: What We’ve Learned from COVID-19
(1.0 credit)

Courts, lawyers and judges are accustomed to moving deliberately. The pandemic has challenged courts to do things in ways that are unfamiliar and the effects of which often are uncertain. Judge Jeremy Fogel will moderate a discussion about those challenges with leading alumni judges of both state and federal courts. 

Participants:

  • Moderator: Hon. Jeremy Fogel, Executive Director, Berkeley Judicial Institute, Berkeley Law School, former Director, Federal Judicial Center and former Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of California
  • Hon. Charles Breyer ’66, Senior District Judge, US District Court, Northern District of California
  • Hon. Michael Fitzgerald ’85, District Judge, US District Court, Central District of California
  • Hon. Trina Thompson ’86, Superior Court Judge – Felony Trials, Alameda County Superior Court

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BREAK: Class Lounges Open: Stop by and catch up with your classmates in a Zoom Lounge. If you are not in a Reunion Year ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’, please enjoy a break and we will see you at the next program.
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. (PDT)

CLE: Race, Voting, and Elections
(1.0 credit)

With the pandemic and demands for racial justice surging across America, and in the context of political campaigns that emphasize racial fear, three Berkeley Law professors describe how the racial dynamics that will profoundly impact the upcoming election might play out. This session will be moderated by Asad Rahim, Assistant Professor of Law.  

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BREAK: Class Lounges Open: Stop by and catch up with your classmates in a Zoom Lounge. If you are not in a Reunion Year ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’, please enjoy a break and we will see you at the next program.
12:00  – 1:30 p.m. (PDT)

CLE: Supreme Court Review
(1.5 credit)

At this annual SCOTUS review, Berkeley Law constitutional scholars will discuss trends from the 2019-20 term and look ahead to the new term.

Participants:

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BREAK: Class Lounges Open: Stop by and catch up with your classmates in a Zoom Lounge. If you are not in a Reunion Year ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’, please enjoy a break and we will see you at the next program.
2:00 – 3:00 p.m. (PDT)

Dean’s Town Hall 

Dean Erwin Chemerinsky will provide an update on what is happening at Berkeley Law, look to our future, and answer questions.

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BREAK: Class Lounges Open: Stop by and catch up with your classmates in a Zoom Lounge. If you are not in a Reunion Year ending in ‘0’ or ‘5’, please enjoy a break and we will see you at the next program. See Cocktail/Mocktail Recipes 
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. (PDT)

LL.M. Open House

The Advanced Degree Program Office is opening its Zoom doors to welcome back LL.M. alumni for an hour of interactive activities and connecting with alumni from all years and regions.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m. (PDT)

Reunion Year Class Receptions

These receptions are for alumni in class years 1970 – 2015. Join your classmates for Reception/Happy Hour activities on Zoom. Links to the receptions will be shared via email.

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